Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for Office 365 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Office 365 over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Office 365 (O365)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 25 52
Rank change year-on-year -22 +27 +5
Permanent jobs citing Office 365 8 24 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.81% 7.95% 0.41%
As % of the Cloud Services category 17.78% 38.10% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 1
Northern Ireland median annual salary £43,250 £35,000 £20,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.57% +75.00% -
UK median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - -3.03%

Office 365 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Cloud Computing Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 45 63 27
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 10.16% 20.86% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 17
Northern Ireland median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -42.31%
10th Percentile £29,350 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £127,500 £46,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Office 365
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Office 365 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Office 365 in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Office 365 in Northern Ireland

Office 365
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Office 365 within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
County Antrim -26 4 £23,000 -34.29%
County Armagh - 4 £47,500 -
Office 365
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Office 365 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Office 365.

1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 4 (50.00%) High Availability
4 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (50.00%) Migration
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Citrix
6 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (12.50%) Retail
7 1 (12.50%) Marketing
7 1 (12.50%) Degree
7 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
7 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (12.50%) Change Management
7 1 (12.50%) Replication
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (12.50%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) Sophos
7 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint

Office 365
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (12.50%) Marketing
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
1 1 (12.50%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) High Availability
1 4 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Global Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) XenApp
4 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) XenServer
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Forcepoint
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Meraki
4 1 (12.50%) Sophos
4 1 (12.50%) Veeam